Eldon Richard Dowler - 02/09/2006
Retired C/M RCMP - 37 years
Quietly at the Queensway Carleton Hospital on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Vivian (nee Larock). Dear father of Garfield (Brenda) of Ottawa and Andrew of Toronto. Loving brother of Dudley (Pat) and Frieda Abbinett and predeceased by his siblings Audrey Lewis, Balfour (Ruth), Cora White, Geddes (Audrey), Virginia, and Iola Armstrong. Grandfather to Mark Casserly. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Service in the Chapel on Monday, February 13, 2006 at 11:30am followed by a reception. Interment Beechwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzhiemer's Society.
Donald Roy Finnie - 02/07/2006
Retired Dollco Printing Veteran WWII, 2nd Div. Canadian Army Kinsman (45 years). Red Pine Camp (50 years). Peacefully at the Hospice at May Court on February 5, 2006 at the age of 85. Beloved husband for 57 years of Joan (nee Elliott). Dear father of Bruce and Ross. Cherished grandfather of Kalla. Also survived by his three brothers Frank (Winn), King, and Jim (Ollie) and his two nieces and three nephews. Don was a highschool athelete and a former Canadian rowing champion. Don served overseas during WWII from 1940-45 in the Canadian Artillary. He was a kinsman for over 45 years, serving as President in 1956-57 and Deputy Governor in 1959-60. Don was a perennial paddle tennis champion at Red Pine Camp following a pattern established in earlier years at Golden Lake Boys Camp in the 1930's. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod St. on Friday, February 10, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and Saturday February 11, from 12 noon until the Service in the Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Beechwood Cemetery at a later date. Inmemoriam donations to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated.
M. Jean Fitzpatrick - 02/15/2006
Peacefully at the Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 in her 85th year. Daughter of the late Gordon O'Brien and Hannah Perrault. Beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Fitzpatrick. Loved mother of Kathleen Saunders, Ottawa, ON, Stephen (Elaine), Swift Current, SK, Jay (Solange), Vancouver, B.C., Brady, Sheenboro, PQ, Matthew (Christine) Edmonton, AB, and James (Lana) Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Predeceased by daughter Erin, grandson Kyle, sisters Rhoda, Sheila, Arlie and brother Harry. Loved grandmother of Shannon, Kimberley, Chelsea, Ryan, Adam, Natalie, Kane, Reilly, Devon, Brett, Kaitlyn and Kieran and six great-grandchildren. Also survived by her brother Noel. Jean served 20 years in the Canadian Corps Commissionaires. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Thursday, February 16th, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Friday, February 17th, 2006 at 11:30am, followed by cremation. A Memorial gift to the Ottawa Canadian Hearing Society, VON, or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Jacinto Almeida Fortunato - 02/19/2006
At the St-Viateur Nursing Home on February 17, 2006 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Suzete Fortunato (nee Rego). Adored father of Jose, Maria and Alice (Eugene Morawski). Cherished Avo of Stephanie and Kimberly Fortunato and Joy Morawski. Also survived by his extended family here in Ottawa and in Portugal. Visitation will be held at the St. Laurent Chapel of Hulse, Playfair and McGarry, 1200 Ogilvie Road at Aviation Parkway on Monday, February 20, 2006 and Tuesday, February 21, 2006 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Senhor Santo Christo Roman Catholic Church, 1100 Kenaston Street on Wednesday, February 22nd at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Notre Dame Cemetery. Special Thanks to all the staff at the St-Viateur Nursing Home for the care and compassion shown to Papa. Donations to Senhor Santo Christo Roman Catholic Church would be appreciated.
Gérard Gautier - 02/10/2006
Peacefully at his home on Friday, February 10, 2006 at the age of 85. Dearly beloved husband of Madeleine Huot (née Gélineau) and the late Gabrielle (née Lafontaine). Son of the late Charles Gautier and Irène Duhamel. Dear brother of Thérèse Vassart. Gérard will be dearly missed by brother-in-law Rosaire Roy, sister in law Judy Gautier, the Huot family and by his many loving nieces, nephews and friends. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. The Funeral Mass will be held at St-Louis-Marie-de-Montfort Roman Catholic Church, 749 Trojan Avenue, Ottawa on Friday, February 17, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Notre-Dame Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 2411-40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa ON, K1Y 4W7 would be appreciated by the family.
Balint Jozsef C.G.M. Homan - 02/10/2006
Peacefully with care and compassion at the Ottawa General Hospital on Wednesday, February 8, 2006. Predeceased by his beloved wife and life partner, Philomena Bernadette (nee O'Regan). His grace and intelligence will be sadly missed by his extended family in Ireland and Hungary and his many friends in Canada. A member of The Order of Knights of Malta of the Hungarian Association. Funeral service will be held at the St. Elizabeth Church, Ottawa on Wednesday, February 15th, 2006 at 11:00 a.m., Father L. Laszlo officiating, followed by cremation with interment in Hungary.
Maurice André Jorre De St. Jorre - 02/17/2006
Maurie Jorre de St. Jorre was born on April 20, 1956 in Vancouver, B.C., died on February 14, 2006 in Wakefield, Quebec and will be missed every day by his wife Susan Brown and his children Adrian and Ariel. Maurie was predeceased by his parents Maurice and Dorothy and is survived by brother Philip (Lynn), sister Julie Savard, nephews Dominic Savard, Matthew Brown, Nicholas Jorre de St. Jorre, aunts Ariel (Jack) Merner, Jacqueline Bouchard and Elizabeth Grassick, cousins including Christie (Penny) Sinclaire and in laws including mother-in-law Elizabeth Brown. Maurie worked at the Privy Council Office with Canada's most talented and committed public servants and political staff and was so proud to have been allowed the privilege of contributing to the government of Canada. Maurie loved his family, friends, cooking and entertaining, his garden in Chelsea, Quebec and baseball. Maurie's favourite pastimes were coaching Adrian's baseball team, which he did for many years, and driving all over Quebec from Mont Laurier to Fort Coulonge to Montreal to watch Adrian and Ariel play hockey, soccer and rugby. He had an incisive and irreverent wit, you were lucky not to get caught in the cross fire, counterbalanced by his enormous generosity and hospitality. Maurie was diagnosed with brain cancer in September 2004, he fought his illness heroically and received outstanding and compassionate care from so many including neurosurgeon Dr. Lieu at CHVO, Gatineau, neuro-oncologist Dr. Fortin and nurse Marie Boudria at CHUS, Sherbrooke, all the palliative care staff at CHGM, Wakefield and home care workers Karen and Ken of Casa Mia, Wakefield. The family would like to express its heartfelt thanks to all Maurie's friends and colleagues who visited, sent cards and gifts and supported us throughout Maurie's illness. Friends and colleagues may visit the family at the McGarry Family Reception Centre of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Monday, February 20, 2006 after 12:30 p.m. until time of Memorial Service in the Chapel at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Maurie (Maurice) Jorre de St. Jorre Memorial Fund to support an annual scholarship for a graduate student in public administration at Maurie's alma mater the University of Victoria. Donations can be sent to the: Community Foundation of Ottawa, 301-75 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5E7; (613) 236-1616.
George Wesley Keith Kennedy - 02/19/2006
WWII Veteran-Served in the European Theatre, Holland, Belgium, France and Germany Passed away very peacefully on Thursday, February 16th, 2006 at the Perly Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Margaret Tunks and best mate of 62 years. Loving father of the late Maureen, Laurie, Sheila (Michael), Glenn and Peter (Sherry). Special grandfather to Gaelan and Jared. Brother of Kathleen (Frank), Eldreda (Douglas) and Berry (Evelyn). Predeceased by his siblings Thelma, John, Robert, William and Audrey. George honoured his commitment and loyalty to his family through his love and decency. Foe many years he was a member of the Highlands Golf Club and Uplands Curling Club. A Memorial Service in his honor will be held at ST. Richard’s Anglican Church, 8 Withrow Avenue, Ottawa on Saturday, February 25th, 2006 at 11a.m.. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions to the Perly Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated. Heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the entire staff at the Perley Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre, especially Rideau 1 South.
Gertrude Kezar - 02/10/2006
It is with great sadness that the family of Gertrude announces her passing to our Lord in her 77th year, on February 9, 2006. Beloved wife of 59 years to John Kezar. Dear mother of Gary, Susan, Abigail and Arthur, loving aunt to Nancy. Survived by 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral Service will be held at St. Helen's Anglican Church,Orleans, on Saturday, February 18 at 2pm. Interment planned for Sherbrooke, Quebec in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hospice at May Court would be appreciated.